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Cattle Hides to Crimean War

By | 2019-03-20T23:38:57+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Banking, Business News, California History, Financial Health, Gold Rush, TIA|

Dr. Tiemann presents  a California Gold Rush talk to the Fellowship Forum Dr. Tiemann was the invited speaker at the Fellowship Forum in Palo Alto on March 19, 2019. This is a local group that meets weekly to hear speakers on a variety of topics. Dr. Tiemann spoke about banking in early California history, both before and after the Gold [...]

Changing the Economics of Energy

By | 2018-12-20T20:24:29+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Energy, Fossil Fuel Free investing, Future Generations, TIA|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann This February, a group calling itself the Climate Leadership Council published a paper titled, “The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends.” The paper’s eight authors constitute sort of a blue-ribbon panel of thoughtful conservatives. They include former senior Republican officials (James A. Baker III, George Schultz, Henry Paulson), prominent economists (Martin Feldstein and N. Gregory Mankiw, who [...]

Brokers still trying to duck fiduciary duty

By | 2018-12-20T20:25:05+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Brokers, Fee Transparency, Fiduciary Duty Standards, Financial Institutions, Investment Advisor Rules, Money Management, TIA|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, February 11, 2017 On Friday, February 3, 2017, a group of business leaders convened at the White House with the President, members of his family, and his ever-watchful Vice President, presumably to lobby for policies conducive to the profitability of their businesses. The financial markets advanced, as though relieved that the President had chosen to take [...]

Optimism in Detroit

By | 2018-12-20T20:25:29+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Business News, Politics|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, January 24, 2017 Presidents, especially new ones, make headlines, and the current holder of that office is generating his through a peculiar combination of outlandish statements and high-level meetings with business leaders. Today (January 24) the President summoned to the White House executives from the major US automakers, ostensibly to urge, or perhaps cajole, them to [...]

Inside the Sausage Factory

By | 2018-12-20T20:26:27+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Congress, Financial Institutions, Treasury Department|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann, January 20, 2017 With a new Administration comes a new Cabinet, so the US Senate spent most of its time this week in hearings with Cabinet nominees on whom the Constitution requires them to provide their advice and consent. On January 19, the Senate Finance Committee interviewed the new Treasury Secretary-designate, Steven Mnuchin. The hearing was [...]

Tom Brady’s Victory Pumps up Organized Labor

By | 2018-12-20T20:33:27+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Labor Law|

By Dr. Jonathan Tiemann In honor of Labor Day Weekend, here’s a note concerning a matter that could have surprising implications for organized labor: Fans of the New England Patriots are no doubt celebrating yesterday’s ruling from US District Court in the Southern District of New York, which overturned NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s imposition of a four-game suspension on [...]